Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 228 253
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 -33
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 2,434 2,835 2,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.57% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.72% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,800 2,037 2,100
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,553
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.66% +5.11%
10th Percentile £30,475 £32,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147,510 164,941 172,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.47% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 117,253 130,473 143,786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 2,308 £55,000 - 378
UK excluding London -6 1,201 £45,000 -10.00% 244
London -23 1,142 £60,000 - 155
South East +40 459 £45,000 -13.46% 63
North of England -11 289 £40,000 -11.11% 52
Midlands +11 183 £52,500 +10.53% 48
North West -10 144 £40,000 -15.34% 25
Yorkshire +42 141 £43,000 -4.44% 20
West Midlands +28 131 £48,750 +8.33% 34
South West +10 113 £40,000 -5.88% 32
East of England -2 85 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Scotland -84 61 £51,750 +15.00% 16
East Midlands +11 50 £53,000 +6.00% 14
Wales -9 12 £40,000 -23.08% 2
North East -72 4 £33,000 -30.53% 7
Northern Ireland -1 1 £21,000 -53.33% 3
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 860 (35.33%) SQL
2 810 (33.28%) Finance
3 694 (28.51%) Analytics
4 680 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
5 578 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
6 537 (22.06%) Microsoft
7 491 (20.17%) SQL Server
8 467 (19.19%) Degree
9 458 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
10 443 (18.20%) ETL
11 429 (17.63%) Data Quality
12 419 (17.21%) Data Modelling
13 383 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
14 318 (13.06%) Python
15 313 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
16 311 (12.78%) Data Governance
17 309 (12.70%) Big Data
18 304 (12.49%) Problem-Solving
19 290 (11.91%) Project Management
20 285 (11.71%) Oracle
21 280 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 277 (11.38%) Data Analysis
23 275 (11.30%) Visualisation
24 265 (10.89%) Java
25 264 (10.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 260 (10.68%) .NET
27 249 (10.23%) Data Integration
28 241 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
29 237 (9.74%) Migration
30 215 (8.83%) Data Architecture

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 118 (4.85%) SAS
2 84 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 84 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 51 (2.10%) Apache
4 47 (1.93%) MS Exchange
5 41 (1.68%) IIS
6 39 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (1.40%) CMS
9 29 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.66%) ArcGIS
11 13 (0.53%) Apache Pig
12 12 (0.49%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.49%) Confluence
13 11 (0.45%) nginx
13 11 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.41%) Marvel
14 10 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 241 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 133 (5.46%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 55 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.66%) AutoCAD
6 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.41%) InVision
9 8 (0.33%) SPSS
10 7 (0.29%) Revit
11 3 (0.12%) EngageOne
11 3 (0.12%) Windchill
12 2 (0.082%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 2 (0.082%) ProjectWise
12 2 (0.082%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.041%) Gephi
13 1 (0.041%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.041%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.041%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 31 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 30 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 19 (0.78%) Markit EDM
4 19 (0.78%) SAP MDG
5 15 (0.62%) Actimize
6 11 (0.45%) SAP CAR
6 11 (0.45%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 11 (0.45%) SAP POS DM
6 11 (0.45%) SAP Retail
7 10 (0.41%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.41%) SAP MDM
7 10 (0.41%) thinkFolio
8 9 (0.37%) SAP BPC
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 8 (0.33%) SAP Bank Analyzer
9 8 (0.33%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.33%) SAP FS
10 7 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 313 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 194 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (2.96%) Office 365
4 39 (1.60%) SaaS
5 37 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
6 33 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (1.27%) Google Analytics
8 30 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 29 (1.19%) IaaS
10 24 (0.99%) PaaS
11 19 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (0.78%) Serverless
12 17 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
13 12 (0.49%) iPaaS
14 10 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.29%) Force.com
15 7 (0.29%) G Suite
16 6 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 5 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.05%) DNS
2 49 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 43 (1.77%) Firewall
3 43 (1.77%) HTTP
4 31 (1.27%) DHCP
5 25 (1.03%) Internet
6 22 (0.90%) LAN
7 20 (0.82%) WAN
8 18 (0.74%) SAN
9 13 (0.53%) Intranet
10 12 (0.49%) Sourcefire
10 12 (0.49%) VLAN
10 12 (0.49%) VPN
11 11 (0.45%) Network Security
12 10 (0.41%) SMS
12 10 (0.41%) VoIP
13 7 (0.29%) Wireless
14 5 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (0.21%) FTP
14 5 (0.21%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 458 (18.82%) Data Warehouse
3 309 (12.70%) Big Data
4 280 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 264 (10.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 213 (8.75%) Power BI
7 190 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 172 (7.07%) Relational Database
9 146 (6.00%) Hadoop
10 107 (4.40%) NoSQL
11 89 (3.66%) QlikView
12 71 (2.92%) SAP BW
13 70 (2.88%) MySQL
14 68 (2.79%) Apache Hive
14 68 (2.79%) Data Mining
15 67 (2.75%) RDBMS
16 66 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
16 66 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
17 62 (2.55%) Data Lake
18 50 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 60 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 60 (2.47%) JIRA
3 59 (2.42%) Visual Studio
4 47 (1.93%) Selenium
5 45 (1.85%) gulp
5 45 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (1.77%) Subversion
7 37 (1.52%) ERwin
7 37 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 28 (1.15%) Cucumber
9 23 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
10 17 (0.70%) Vagrant
11 16 (0.66%) LSMW
12 15 (0.62%) ER Studio
12 15 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (0.62%) TeamCity
13 14 (0.58%) Maven
14 11 (0.45%) JUnit
15 8 (0.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 810 (33.28%) Finance
2 191 (7.85%) Banking
3 147 (6.04%) Retail
4 145 (5.96%) Marketing
5 92 (3.78%) Manufacturing
6 65 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 62 (2.55%) Legal
8 54 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 50 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 44 (1.81%) Financial Institution
11 41 (1.68%) Advertising
12 37 (1.52%) Front Office
13 34 (1.40%) Law
14 24 (0.99%) Games
15 21 (0.86%) Automotive
16 18 (0.74%) Back Office
17 17 (0.70%) Aerospace
18 16 (0.66%) General Ledger
19 12 (0.49%) Publishing
20 9 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 445 (18.28%) Developer
2 414 (17.01%) Analyst
3 240 (9.86%) Architect
4 238 (9.78%) Consultant
5 165 (6.78%) Data Analyst
6 139 (5.71%) Data Engineer
7 138 (5.67%) Data Manager
8 135 (5.55%) Data Architect
9 99 (4.07%) SQL Developer
10 93 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 88 (3.62%) Administrator
11 88 (3.62%) Business Analyst
12 67 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
13 52 (2.14%) Data Consultant
13 52 (2.14%) Java Developer
13 52 (2.14%) Senior Consultant
14 51 (2.10%) Senior Developer
15 48 (1.97%) .NET Developer
15 48 (1.97%) C# Developer
16 47 (1.93%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (10.68%) .NET
2 187 (7.68%) HTML
3 146 (6.00%) Web Services
4 136 (5.59%) CSS
5 113 (4.64%) AngularJS
6 107 (4.40%) XML
7 92 (3.78%) HTML5
8 73 (3.00%) Node.js
8 73 (3.00%) RESTful
9 70 (2.88%) .NET Framework
10 60 (2.47%) Kafka
11 57 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 51 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (2.01%) JSON
14 48 (1.97%) jQuery
15 47 (1.93%) Entity Framework
16 46 (1.89%) Spring
17 45 (1.85%) React
18 34 (1.40%) ASP.NET
19 32 (1.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 383 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (8.50%) Management Information System
3 163 (6.70%) Computer Science
4 147 (6.04%) Data Structures
5 104 (4.27%) User Experience
6 81 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 76 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
8 70 (2.88%) Reference Data
9 67 (2.75%) Life Science
10 62 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
11 57 (2.34%) Fintech
12 56 (2.30%) NHS
13 48 (1.97%) FMCG
14 41 (1.68%) Data Centre
15 29 (1.19%) Hedge funds
16 25 (1.03%) Social Media
16 25 (1.03%) Taxonomies
17 24 (0.99%) Equities
17 24 (0.99%) Virtual Team
18 23 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 185 (7.60%) Windows
2 139 (5.71%) Linux
3 99 (4.07%) Unix
4 63 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 25 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (0.90%) CentOS
8 20 (0.82%) Solaris
8 20 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.78%) AIX
10 18 (0.74%) HPUX
11 17 (0.70%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.41%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.33%) Android
13 8 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.21%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.21%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (28.51%) Analytics
2 680 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 578 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
4 443 (18.20%) ETL
5 419 (17.21%) Data Modelling
6 311 (12.78%) Data Governance
7 304 (12.49%) Problem-Solving
8 290 (11.91%) Project Management
9 277 (11.38%) Data Analysis
10 275 (11.30%) Visualisation
11 249 (10.23%) Data Integration
12 237 (9.74%) Migration
13 215 (8.83%) Data Architecture
14 211 (8.67%) Data Science
15 201 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 189 (7.76%) Data Analytics
17 182 (7.48%) CRM
18 166 (6.82%) Test Automation
19 148 (6.08%) ERP
19 148 (6.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 860 (35.33%) SQL
2 318 (13.06%) Python
3 265 (10.89%) Java
4 210 (8.63%) JavaScript
5 206 (8.46%) C#
6 164 (6.74%) T-SQL
7 108 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 78 (3.20%) R
9 65 (2.67%) VBA
10 59 (2.42%) C++
11 57 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 55 (2.26%) C
13 42 (1.73%) Perl
14 37 (1.52%) PL/SQL
14 37 (1.52%) Scala
15 29 (1.19%) PHP
16 27 (1.11%) Ruby
17 26 (1.07%) Delphi
17 26 (1.07%) VB
18 18 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 467 (19.19%) Degree
2 71 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 58 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 44 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.36%) Master's Degree
7 32 (1.31%) PhD
8 26 (1.07%) MCSA
8 26 (1.07%) PMI Certification
9 24 (0.99%) PMP
10 17 (0.70%) DV Cleared
10 17 (0.70%) MBA
10 17 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 15 (0.62%) MCSE
12 14 (0.58%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.41%) ISEB
14 9 (0.37%) APMP
15 8 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.29%) AWS Certification
17 6 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 429 (17.63%) Data Quality
2 135 (5.55%) QA
3 122 (5.01%) GDPR
4 39 (1.60%) SLA
5 22 (0.90%) IFRS
6 21 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.82%) Solvency II
8 14 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
9 13 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.37%) FATCA
11 8 (0.33%) PMO
12 7 (0.29%) GxP
12 7 (0.29%) IFRS 9
13 5 (0.21%) COBIT
13 5 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.21%) PSD2
14 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.16%) MiFID
15 3 (0.12%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 80 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 60 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.60%) Docker
4 27 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.78%) HDFS
6 18 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.49%) VMware Server
8 10 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.33%) XenApp
10 7 (0.29%) KVM
11 6 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.16%) Ceph
13 4 (0.16%) Firmware
13 4 (0.16%) GPFS
13 4 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 46 (1.89%) Puppet
2 36 (1.48%) Ansible
3 34 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.90%) Terraform
5 17 (0.70%) Nessus
5 17 (0.70%) Salt
6 13 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
6 13 (0.53%) Oozie
7 10 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 7 (0.29%) HP SIM
9 7 (0.29%) SCCM
10 6 (0.25%) SCOM
11 5 (0.21%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.21%) HP ALM
11 5 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.21%) OpenVAS
11 5 (0.21%) QRadar
12 4 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 537 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 285 (11.71%) Oracle
3 208 (8.55%) Tableau
4 197 (8.09%) SAP
5 105 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
6 92 (3.78%) Google
7 72 (2.96%) VMware
8 62 (2.55%) Informatica
9 50 (2.05%) IBM
9 50 (2.05%) Teradata
10 41 (1.68%) Talend
11 37 (1.52%) Cisco
12 35 (1.44%) Splunk
13 34 (1.40%) Alteryx
14 33 (1.36%) Hortonworks
15 32 (1.31%) Ab Initio
15 32 (1.31%) Adobe
15 32 (1.31%) Citrix
16 28 (1.15%) HP
16 28 (1.15%) Red Hat